PSHCE - Year 11

PSHCE Overview

Term 1: Finance and economy

Students will consider how to be a responsible, informed citizen throughout their lives.There will be a focus on how to be financially safe, secure and independent.

  1. Self-assessment.
Taxes

An amount of money paid to the government that is based on your income or the cost of goods or services you have bought.

Budgeting

The process of calculating how much money you must earn or save during a particular period of time, and of planning how you will spend it.

Mortgage

An agreement that allows you to borrow money from a bank or similar organization, especially in order to buy a house, or the amount of money itself.

British values

Democracy The rule of law Individual liberty Mutual respect Tolerance

Gambling

To take risky action in the hope of a desired result.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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Term 2: Careers and Next Steps

Students will look into a range of topics such as skills required for employment, what employers may look for in a CV, and how to write one. Students will also discuss courses and pathways available to them in their future, and set clear targets and goals to work towards.

  1. Self-assessment.
Career

An occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person's life and with opportunities for progress.

Apprenticeship

A system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading).

Employability

The quality of being suitable for paid work.

Employabillity skills

The transferable skills needed by an individual to make them 'employable'.

Aspirations

Hope or desire to achieve something.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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Term 3: Physical and Mental Health

In this unit students learn about protecting mental, emotional and physical health. Students also focus on the challenges that many people face in creating a 'balanced life' and will explore their own ideas about what makes for a happy successful life.

  1. Self-assessment.
Stress

A state of mental or emotional strain or tension.

Health

A person's mental or physical well-being.

Mindfullness

The quality or state of being conscious or aware of something.

Self care

The practice of taking action to preserve or improve one's own health.

Anxiety

A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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Term 4: Equality

In this unit, students will explore gender equality and equal opportunities for children. They will look at building positive relationships, identifying unequal situations and views.

  1. Self-assessment.
Reflection

Serious thought or consideration.

Determination

The ability to continue trying to do something, although it is very difficult.

Application

The determination to work hard over a period of time in order to succeed at something.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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Term 5: SRE - Relationships

RSE – Marriage and raising children

In this unit students will explore lifelong relationships and marriage. They will learn about successful relationships, and will also consider abuse within relationships.

  1. Self-assessed
Marriage

The legally or formally recognised union of two people as partners in a personal relationship.

Abuse

To treat someone with cruelty or violence, especially regularly or repeatedly

Parenthood

The state of being a parent and the responsibilities involved.

Sexuality

Capacity for sexual feelings.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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Term 5: Exam Preparation

In this unit, students will explore a wide variety of revision techniques and be given the opportunity to experiment in order to discover which best suit their style of learning. They will be given the opportunity to create a revision timetable, which will become a working document that is frequently revised. Time management techniques will be discussed. Tips for remaining physically and emotionally health during the exam period will be discussed and will include; healthy lifestyles, healthy eating, relaxation techniques and sleep routines.

  1. Self-assessment.
Learning styles

A range of competing and contested theories that aim to account for differences in individuals' learning.

Independant learning

An educational activity undertaken by an individual with little to no supervision.

Revision

Study of work you have done, in order to prepare for an exam.

Revision timetable

Essentially a calendar. But instead of holidays and birthdays, it contains topics and subjects you need to revise on specific days.

Prioritise

To be able to determine the order for dealing with (a series of items or tasks) according to their relative importance.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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